Renault

Serial Number 0001: 1960 Henney Kilowatt

This one is a bit of a head-scratcher in more ways than one. While a 1960 Henney Kilowatt based on a Renault Dauphine is unusual enough, the seller has this one listed as #0001 even though they started making… more»

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Eclectic Collection: Barn Finds in Baltimore

This listing for what appears to be a shed or barn full of projects doesn’t have much info to go on, and prices listed seem ambitious. But there are some interesting projects here that may warrant a phone call,… more»

48K Mile 1983 Renault Le Car

The Renault 5, or R5 – also known as the Le Car in North America – certainly has one of the most recognizable shapes in all of the auto world. This 1983 Renault Le Car can be found here… more»

Who Would Restore A 1983 Renault LeCar?

Wow, a Renault LeCar, I haven’t seen one of these in years and honestly didn’t think it was possible for one of these to last 36 years, but here it is. Of course, to look this great, it took… more»

1 of 500 Sold: 1965 Renault Alpine 110

This 1965 Renault Alpine A110 is listed for sale in Mexico, where the seller claims it was one of only about 500 cars sold there. I suspect this is one of the Mexican-built Dinalpin editions, as Renault contracted the… more»

Museum Piece: 1928 Renault NN1

While Renault produced 150,000 examples of the NN1 model during 5-years of production. They are not a particularly common sight today. Therefore, to have the opportunity to write about two different cars that have appeared on our desks here… more»

Quirky French Project: 1924 Renault 6CV NN

We’ve all seen project vehicles where the restoration has proceeded at a snail’s pace, and this Renault 6CV (or Renault NN) is a perfect example. The owner purchased the car 30-years-ago as a restoration project, and this is as… more»

READER AD: 1980 Renault 5 Le Car

Reader Kenyon W is helping the owner of a small collection of classics get the cars moved along. The first one up is this Le Car, which has been parked for the past 25 years. It’s dusty and is… more»

EXCLUSIVE: Scotty’s 1987 Renault GTA Survivor!

It’s always a sad day when a person decides to sell a vehicle, especially when it’s been trouble-free and is fun to drive. Such is the case with my beloved 1987 Renault GTA. This is a fantastic little car… more»

Rare Electric: 1960 Henney Kilowatt

Although the Electric car was born more than 100 years ago, it is still a rather uncommon sight to come across a classic electric. Scarce, with some interesting key players in its development, the Henney Kilowatt was an American… more»

Return of the Adobe: 1984 Renault LeCar

The French, despite being our longest running allies, are too often the target of jokes told by silly Americans.  Who here among us hasn’t imitated a snooty Parisian waiter or enjoyed laughing at movies that ridicule their eccentric Gallic… more»

The Nicest One Left? 1978 Renault 17 Gordini

One of the Renault models that we had in the U.S. was the 17, along with the LeCar. For years those were the only two Renaults sold here. Looking back on it now, I can’t believe that even those… more»

UPDATE: 40 Years in a Barn: 1924 Renault NN1

UPDATE – After featuring this 1924 Renault NN1-6CV last fall, it’s for sale again here on eBay in Monticello, Maine with a much lower opening bid price of $5,000. FROM 9/4/18 – If you’re looking for something that is… more»

1st of Only 43 Made: 1960 Henney Kilowatt

The 20th Century was littered with so many unusual and interesting vehicle companies that I wonder if anyone has ever come up with a comprehensive list of every different car company? Probably not, but now I have something to… more»

Muscular Le Car: 1990 Renault 5 GT Turbo

Having gotten my first Renault just two short years ago, I have evolved into being a big fan of them, especially cars from this era. This 1990 Renault R5 GT Turbo can be found here on craigslist in beautiful… more»

Forlorn French Classic: 1963 Renault Caravelle S Convertible

While it may look to be a sad and forlorn sight nestling next to its brother out in the open, this 1963 Renault Caravelle Convertible may well prove to be a diamond in the rough. The general condition of… more»